BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – The Russian Foreign Ministry has officially summoned the Israeli Envoy to Russia in response to the downing of the IL-20 plane last night.

Russia is demanding Israel explain why they did not contact them prior to their large-scale assault on western Syria, which saw them target several areas across the Latakia, Hama, Homs, and Tartous governorates.

“Israel did not warn the command of the Russian troops in Syria about the planned operation. We received a notification via hotline less than a minute before the strike, which did not allow the Russian aircraft to be directed to a safe zone.”

The Israeli attack on the IL-20 plane resulted in the death of at least 14 Russians, the Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu said in a statement.

The Russian Defense Ministry had said earlier that Russia’s Hmeimim Airbase had lost contact with the crew of the Russian IL-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board late on Monday.”

Israel has yet to issue a public statement regarding this latest attack.

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norzan _ahmad@yahoo. com
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this is just a begin of more IAF ..attacks ..

Daeshbags-Sux
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At least they waited until Hellbollah and the IRGC (Iranian Raffidah Gay Club) have became useless for Syria…

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Israeli talking heads are playing the victim card and blaming the Syrians for being childish and unprofessional.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

And for a good reason.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identification_friend_or_foe
Note it can come from the pilot’s error too, thus, not knowing at what you shoot at is absolutely unprofessional.
Shooting like crazies at the 1st Jew you see while there are your best allies with their a$$es on the line is childish.

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ziad welds

this is interesting,,either a slip of the tongue,a editorial mistake in conveying or could it be the russians are telling it like it is now?
“The Israeli attack on the IL-20 plane resulted in the death of at least 14 Russians, the Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu said in a statement.”

Daeshbags-Sux
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Actually, must be some lost in translation thing… Or volontary Leith slip of tongue… They never attacked the Il-20. Knowing them, it was an attack on Hellbollah/IRGC arms depot or weapon factory since their ROE (rules of engagements) are “do not engage SAA until they shoot first/provoke”. The fact s that had there been no Israeli action at this M-moment, there wouldn’t had been 14 Russians as collateral damages. Nevertheless, in anything bad, there is something good : 1.) It shows the world what IDF faces every day with Hamas human shields. 2.) It demonstrates what Golda Meir said :… Read more »

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prince teutonic

Oh this is huge! Israeli envoywill get his a*s spanked so it doesn’t happen again…

Daeshbags-Sux
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I doubt about it.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identification_friend_or_foe
The SAM team that shot the Il-20 down can only hope the blackbox will say the IFF was set off… if it was on, they’re in serious trouble!

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rabbi drewzif

“Russia is demanding Israel explain why they did not contact them prior to their large-scale assault on western Syria, ”

Ha Ha whenever do the worlds No1 terrorist nation notify their enemies of impending attacks. Ask the US victims of the terrorist attack on the USS liberty.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBB6CqCGWh8

https://careandwashingofthebrain.blogspot.com/search?q=uss+liberty

Remember; ISIS = Israeli secret intelligence service.

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n.md.148

fried zios soon
is this how israhell’s elimination will be carved in h**l stones by its ally, russia?
God is the best of all planners

Daeshbags-Sux
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If god has as irrational hatred and will to murder millions as you, he’s not a god, he’s a demon.
Hopefully, supernatural only exists in weak, sick or retarded minds. Unfortunately, they’re still way too many